Messaging platform Discord ends sale talks with Microsoft

Messaging platform Discord Inc has ended deal talks with Microsoft Inc and plans to focus on expanding the business as a standalone company, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The company will focus on building the chat platform and making money from its user base that has grown quickly during the pandemic. A… Read More Messaging platform Discord ends sale talks with Microsoft

Messaging platform Discord introduces Clubhouse-style audio feature

Messaging platform Discord Inc on Wednesday launched a new feature for people to hold live audio events for audiences, similar to the rapidly growing app Clubhouse. Discord, which offers voice, video and text chat, was popularized by videogamers and has spread to other groups since its launch in 2015. Its new “Stage Channels” will allow… Read More Messaging platform Discord introduces Clubhouse-style audio feature

Microsoft in talks to acquire messaging platform Discord

Microsoft is in talks to buy Discord Inc, a messaging platform for gamers, for more than $10 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted the prospects of gaming companies as people stayed at home and turned to video games for entertainment during lockdowns. Discord, which was valued at… Read More Microsoft in talks to acquire messaging platform Discord